California LPN Schools and Training Programs (LVN Schools)

Career Information for Licensed Practical And Licensed Vocational Nurses in California

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Fast Facts for Lpns in California

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Chico, Hanford and Madera
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Santa Cruz, El Centro and San Jose
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Riverside, San Diego and Santa Ana

Salaries for Lpns in California

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: San Jose, Oakland and San Francisco

Schools for Lpns in California are listed below.

Selected Lpns Schools in California

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Baker College is proud to be the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. With one of the highest graduate employment rates in the country, our mission is to help our students find meaningful employment.

  • Programs: Nursing (Post-licensure) - Bachelor
  • Degrees: Bachelor

Nursing@Simmons, the innovative, online nursing degree program from Simmons School of Nursing and Health Sciences prepares Registered Nurses for the next stage of their careers.

You need to have a Bachelor’s degree and RN license to be qualified for this school.

  • Programs: MSN - Family Nurse Practitioner
  • Degrees: Master
Unitek College
Fremont, Sacramento, San Jose

Unitek College™ is a privately held vocational school dedicated to helping you gain the skills needed to advance your career or begin a brand new career. 

  • Programs: Vocational Nursing, Medical Assisting
  • Degrees: Certificate

Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

  • Programs: Doctor of Education - Nursing Education, PhD - Addictions, PhD - Gerontology, more...
  • Degrees: Doctorate

Abilene Christian University is a national leader in Christian higher education and a place where students, faculty, staff and alumni make a real difference in the world.

  • Programs: Doctor of Nursing Practice
  • Degrees: Doctorate

Get the hands-on training you need to succeed at Blake Austin College.

  • Programs: Vocational Nursing
  • Degrees: Certificate
National Career College
Panorama City

Choosing a school and a new career path can be a very overwhelming process.

  • Programs: Licensed Vocational Nurse, Medical Assistant
  • Degrees: Certificate
Intercoast Colleges
Rancho Cordova

Get your career started with Intercoast Colleges.

  • Programs: Medical Assistant
  • Degrees: Certificate
Platt College
Alhambra, Anaheim, Ontario, Riverside

Turn your talents into a career at nationally recognized and accredited Platt College.

  • Programs: Certified Nurse Assistant, Medical Assisting
  • Degrees: Certificate, Associate
Mayfield College
Cathedral City

Give your career a boost with an education from Mayfield College.

  • Programs: Medical Assistant
  • Degrees: Certificate
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More California Lpns Schools

School Name Campus Highest Award Enrolled
Advanced College South Gate Associate 103
Allan Hancock College Santa Maria Associate 13,176
Antelope Valley College Lancaster Associate 13,312
Bakersfield College Bakersfield Associate 17,405
Butte College Oroville Associate 12,228
Casa Loma College-Van Nuys Van Nuys Associate 638
Cerro Coso Community College Ridgecrest Associate 4,577
Chaffey College Rancho Cucamonga Associate 18,736
Citrus College Glendora Associate 11,467
City College of San Francisco San Francisco Associate 46,411
College of the Desert Palm Desert Associate 8,597
College of the Redwoods Eureka Associate 6,025
College of the Siskiyous Weed Associate 2,782
Copper Mountain Community College Joshua Tree Associate 1,673
Cuesta College San Luis Obispo Associate 10,920
Feather River College Quincy Associate 1,688
Gavilan College Gilroy Associate 6,049
Hartnell College Salinas Associate 9,890
Imperial Valley College Imperial Associate 8,682
Lassen Community College Susanville Associate 1,829
Long Beach City College Long Beach Associate 25,536
Los Angeles Trade Technical College Los Angeles Associate 13,194
Los Medanos College Pittsburg Associate 8,360
Merced College Merced Associate 10,890
Merritt College Oakland Associate 6,944
MiraCosta College Oceanside Associate 10,682
Mission College Santa Clara Associate 8,832
Modesto Junior College Modesto Associate 18,546
Mount Jacinto College San Jacinto Associate 14,197
Napa Valley College Napa Associate 7,169
Palo Verde College Blythe Associate 3,831
Pasadena City College Pasadena Associate 26,672
Porterville College Porterville Associate 3,773
Reedley College Reedley Associate 12,158
Rio Hondo College Whittier Associate 21,041
Riverside Community College Riverside Associate 30,961
Sacramento City College Sacramento Associate 24,596
San Diego City College San Diego Associate 17,013
San Joaquin Delta College Stockton Associate 18,668
San Joaquin Valley College-Visalia Visalia Associate 892
Santa Barbara City College Santa Barbara Associate 21,632
Santa Rosa Junior College Santa Rosa Associate 25,626
Shasta College Redding Associate 9,102
Sierra College Rocklin Associate 18,859
Yuba College Marysville Associate 9,904

Job Popularity in Metro Areas for Lpns

The map below shows job statistics for the career type by metro area, for California. A table below the map shows job popularity and salaries across the state.

Metro Areas Rated for Popularity for:

Listed below are metro areas ranked by the popularity of jobs for Lpns relative to the population of the city, as of 2008. Salary data was obtained from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A Relative Popularity of 1.0 means that the city has an average number of the particular job, for its population, compared to the rest of the US. Higher numbers mean proportionally more jobs of that type.

Metro Area Jobs Salary


Bakersfield 1280 $52680 0.86
Fresno 1330 $48470 0.77
Hanford 310 $54230 1.54
Corcoran 310 $54230 1.54
Chico 490 $49640 1.33
El Centro 180 $54230 0.63
Oxnard 920 $52770 0.62
Thousand Oaks 920 $52770 0.62
Ventura 920 $52770 0.62
Redding 350 $45510 1.17
Riverside 7000 $46460 1.06
San Bernardino 7000 $46460 1.06
Ontario 7000 $46460 1.06
Sacramento 2170 $57720 0.49
Roseville 2170 $57720 0.49
Arden 2170 $57720 0.49
Arcade 2170 $57720 0.49
Salinas 1000 $50400 1.22
San Diego 4870 $53920 0.71
Carlsbad 4870 $53920 0.71
Los Angeles 28030 $49400 0.99
Long Beach 28030 $49400 0.99
Anaheim 28030 $49400 0.99
Madera 280 $54230 1.4
Merced 220 $50380 0.69
Modesto 780 $49300 0.93
Napa 150 $54700 0.43
Santa Cruz 420 $51080 0.94
Watsonville 420 $51080 0.94
Santa Maria 560 $54990 0.61
Santa Barbara 560 $54990 0.61
Santa Rosa 900 $54440 0.95
San Francisco 6820 $59270 0.62
Oakland 6820 $59270 0.62
Hayward 6820 $59270 0.62
Stockton 930 $54230 0.84
Lodi 930 $54230 0.84
San Jose 2200 $58090 0.43
Sunnyvale 2200 $58090 0.43
Santa Clara 2200 $58090 0.43
Vallejo 740 $54240 1.18
Fairfield 740 $54240 1.18
Visalia 580 $46160 0.81
Porterville 580 $46160 0.81
Yuba City 180 $47250 0.92
San Luis Obispo 490 $54120 0.87
Paso Robles 490 $54120 0.87
Arroyo Grande 490 $54120 0.87
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